Baku, February 16, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan is an important and trusted partner of NATO, said Secretary General's Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai as he is visiting Baku.
He hailed Azerbaijan`s contribution to peacemaking operations in Afghanistan, describing this as a major sign of partnership. He noted Azerbaijan’s special relations with Afghanistan, particularly the country`s contribution to the training of Afghan security forces.
Appathurai also hailed Azerbaijan`s contribution to ensuring energy security of Europe, and the country`s activity within Individual Partnership Action Plan.